In the classroom, many students have water bottles plunked on their desks. All day, the kids sip at will, which is great! They are staying hydrated, and water is SOO much better than sugar laden juice boxes or teas and seltzers. But unfortunately, most of these water bottles are made of plastic. Many are old […]
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(First posted at MomsRising) This past Tuesday we had the Eco Tip Tuesday (#EcoTipTue) Tweet Chat at its new time, 9pm EST. Lots of parents turned out to share their best tips with MomsRising and yours truly of Non-Toxic Kids. Here’s a recap of the best tips for hitting the road this summer with children […]
With over 80,000 untested chemicals in our everyday products, and cancer, learning disability rates skyrocketing, our chemical management system is broken. In fact, it hasn’t been updated in more than 30 years. Seriously. While scientists discover more connections between certain chemicals and cancer rates. While autism rates go through the roof. While girls and increasingly […]
So much news to keep up with this week! It seems everytime I listen to NPR, or read news articles online, there is a an environmental health news report– stories which have a direct impact on the choices we make and the chemical exposures our children experience. I had to share them with you sooner […]
(originally posted at Momsrising) The holiday season is almost upon us. And oh, how things seem to speed up, and expectations fall like rain. Family meals, holiday parties, school events and fundraisers, gifts for friends and family…. it can get overwhelming even for the most zen like among us. It is even easier to grab […]
Stories like this remind me why it is so important to continue to fight for the increased regulation and testing of thousands of chemicals in products millions of Americans use everyday. We are walking guinea pigs, living in a sea of chemicals, many of which have never been tested for safety. Thousands of chemicals have […]